This week we react to Syracuse’s self-imposed postseason ban and talk about the impact the penalty will have on the program. We take a look back at the last time Syracuse was banned from the postseason and we discuss if next year’s team could be a national title contender.
Syracuse gave a great effort against North Carolina on Monday night in Chapel Hill but ran out of steam late. What can you expect when you’re playing four deep? Can Boeheim work another miracle or are we looking at a 14 loss regular season?
With only 8 scholarship players available to Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, does he have any options available to turn to when things aren’t going the Orange’s way? We recap a great win against Wake Forest and an equally poor loss at Clemson. Will the real Syracuse team please stand up? In Conner’s Corner Trivia, a test of your knowledge of Syracuse jersey numbers and we discuss Syracuse’s scholarship problem if Thomas Bryant chooses to take his talents to the hill.
For one half of basketball, the Syracuse Orange looked like they’d finally put it all together, for the second half, it looked like they couldn’t be worse. We recap the narrow victory over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Saturday and look into the crystal ball at what some current Orange player’s senior nights could be like. How will some of these guys be remembered when they’re career on the hill is over? Finally, some great trivia focused on our performance against other ACC schools in our history.
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The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team tried to get things back on track with wins over Colgate and Long Beach State at the Dome and will face Cornell on New Year’s Eve before forging ahead into the ACC schedule. We talk all about it, predict the outcome of our ACC season, discuss Jim Boeheim’s autobiography, and tackle some Orange Trivia.
The Syracuse Orange survived a late rally from Louisiana Tech in the Carrier Dome on Sunday evening to snap a 2-game losing skid. How happy are Syracuse fans with the win? Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner discuss if Kaleb Joseph should start, if Trevor Cooney is better than we thought, and why Tyler Roberson may be the missing piece. Also, in Conner’s Corner Trivia, can you name the out-of-conference opponents Syracuse basketball has beaten the most in their history?
Dave Barnick is in-studio to talk about two Syracuse losses over the past week, on the road at Michigan and at home to St. John’s. What can Jim Boeheim do to get this team on the winning track heading towards the ACC schedule. Also, test your knowledge of SU basketball history with some great Orange trivia and do you still root for the old Big East teams?
Join Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey and Brad Conner as they get ready for another season of Syracuse Orange basketball. Will the freshmen and emerging sophomores fill the void left by the exit of Tyler Ennis, C.J. Fair, and Jeremi Grant? Can Rakeem Christmas step up and lead this team in his senior season? Can Trevor Cooney hit the rim consistently on a three point shot? These questions answered, along with some great Orange trivia on the season premiere of the Upstate Orange Podcast on FingerLakes1.TV.
This week we preview Syracuse’s first ever trip to Madison Square Garden as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Orange faces St. John’s in an out-of-conference game. We reminisce about the great ‘Cuse-Johnnie rivalry from the eighties. Does the fact that we aren’t in the same conference diminish the rivalry or is it the fact that the Orange has won every meeting since 2000? Also, which former Orange player would be a prime candidate to serve on Boeheim’s staff the next time a spot opens up? Join us for a solid hour of Orange basketball talk.
A recap of Syracuse’s victory over Indiana in the Orange’s first ever Big Ten – ACC Challenge on Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome. Did you enjoy the infomercial for Syracuse basketball as much as Dan Dakich and Mike Tirico did bringing it to you? Also, why Syracuse is the best team in the country right now, our preferences for future out-of-conference opponents and how well do you recall the Orange’s participation in cross-conference “challenge” games?
The 2013-14 Syracuse Basketball season is about to kick-off and Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey and Brad Conner take a look at some of the big questions facing the program as they enter their first season as members of the ACC Conference. Can Tyler Ennis fill Michael Carter-William’s shoes, will CJ Fair have an All-American season, and is this Jeremi Grant’s final season on the Hill.
Get ready for another season of Syracuse basketball talk and interviews as the Upstate Orange Podcast is back all winter long on Thursday evening at 10:00 pm EST on FingerLakes1.TV.
In our final episode of the season we take a look back at the Syracuse Orange’s 2012-13 campaign culminating in a run to the Final Four. Also, some great Orange trivia and a look ahead to Syracuse’s roster heading into next season. Who will back up Tyler Ennis at point guard? Trevor Cooney? Will Dajuan Coleman break out and is Jeremi Grant a lottery pick in next year’s NBA Draft?